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Margaret/Annie Johnston/Johnson in Beaver Cove

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Re: Margaret/Annie Johnston/Johnson in Beaver Cove

Posted: 1536799123000
Classification: Query
Your family is driving me crazy.
Is this your Annie I wonder?
Amelia Cook, b 21 Jun 1891, Little Bay Nfld, died Sept 1937 at Halifax, d/o Richard Folks b England and ANNIE O'DAY [born Nfld]. Huband James Cook.
This is Minnie. Here is her marriage registration.
Minnie Foulks, b 1892, age 16, b Nfld, d/o of Richard and Annie married James Levi Cook, b 1884, 25, b USA, s/o James and Ruth. 30 May 1908, Springhill NS.
The above is a transciption. Original not availble for viewing.
1911 census Levi and Minnie [transcribed as Morris] are living in Springhall with Margaret 2 and James 1.
That's Minnie accounted for.

Mildred Pippy, b 5 Feb 1906, Nova Scotia, d/o Jeffrey Johnson and Annie O'Day b Nfld, died 17 April 1937 at Antigonish NS. Husband John Pippy.

William Faulks, 36, b Halifax, s/o Richard Faulks b Nfld and Annie O'Day married Gladys Maltus, 28, 1 April 1932 Halifax. License # 22408.

Nfld Vital records

Mable Folks, b 3 Sept 1895, baptised 18 Sept 1895, d/o Richard Folks and Celia. # 600656.
Amelia Folks with father Richard , mother is Cecelia, bapt June 22 1891 at Little Bay. # 641802.
William Ernest, b Sept 18 1893, bapt same day, s/o Richard and Celia Folks.

1901 census Glace Bay
Richard, 28, b 2 July 1872, 28, b Nfld. immigrated 1900
Celia, 24, 20 Nov 1876, 24
William, 8, 15 Jul 1892, 8
Edward, 5, 4 Feb 1896, 5
Minnie, 10, 22 June 1890, 10
Mable, 5, 9 June 1895, 5
Alice M, 1, 23 Jan 1900,
All born Nfld.
Also with them are the following lodgers.
Agie Tailor, 18
George Pike, 22
Kenneth Tallie, 23
John Risie?, 20

No wonder you can never find these people. Edward Folks b 3 Feb 1897, is listed as Gordon Edward McGill on WW1 enlistment with sister Mabel Fawkes of Worcester Manitoba next of kin. Birth place listed as Glace Bay, no age given.
In 1919 next of kin is given as Mr W A Murray of Halifax.
He suffered from shell shock.
McGill cross US border 1921 giving uncle Jack Day of St John Nfld as contact.
Was he adopted?

1921 census Sprinhill NS
William A, 47
Annie, 45
Ernest Foulkes, 12
William Foulkes, 28
Edward Foulkes, 21
Regis F Murray, 14

Nfld vitals have a Celia Day b 1867, Harbour Grace Nfld.
Is this Annie by another name or did Celia die and Annie married Richard.

Hope this helps.

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